ACT® Dry Mouth Mouthwash
Freshen your breath while relieving dry-mouth symptoms.
Keep your palate moisturized with gentle, non-irritating ACT® Dry Mouth Mouthwash. You get a triple-action formula that strengthens teeth, protects against cavities, and freshens your breath. And seven effective moisturizers provide comfort right away.
Dry-mouth sufferers prefer the taste of ACT® Dry Mouth over Biotène® Dry Mouth Oral Rinse.* That’s why ACT® is the #1 dentist-recommended anticavity mouth rinse brand available over the counter.
Helps prevent cavities
Enjoy in Soothing Mint flavor
*ACT® Dry Mouth aids in the prevention of dental caries and is specially formulated to soothe and moisturize dry mouth. Biotène® relieves the symptoms of dry mouth, refreshes, moisturizes, and soothes oral irritation, and lubricates oral dryness. Biotène® is a registered trademark of GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare LLC.
Where to buy
- adults and children 6 years of age and older:
- use twice a day after brushing your teeth with a toothpaste
- remove cap
- pour 10 milliliters into cap (10 mL mark on inside of cap); do not fill above 10 mL mark
- vigorously swish 10 milliliters of rinse between your teeth for 1 minute and then spit out
- do not swallow the rinse
- do not eat or drink for 30 minutes after rinsing
- instruct children under 12 years of age in good rinsing habits (to minimize swallowing)
- supervise children as necessary until capable of using without supervision
- children under 6 years of age:
- consult a dentist or doctor
- Keep out of reach of children.
- If more than used for rinsing is accidentally swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
- do not use if safety seal is broken or missing
- use as directed
aids in the prevention of dental cavities
Sodium fluoride 0.02% (0.009% w/v fluoride ion)
Sodium fluoride is a solution that fights cavities for stronger teeth and a brighter smile.
water, glycerin, sorbitol, xylitol, poloxamer 407, betaine, propylene glycol, flavors, bisabolol, carnosine, PEG-14M, PEG-160M, zingiber officinale (ginger) root extract, angelica polymorpha sinensis root extract, lonicera japonica (honeysuckle) flower extract, pueraria lobata root extract, sodium benzoate, potassium sorbate, sodium phosphate, disodium phosphate, polysorbate 20, lactic acid, calcium disodium EDTA, cetylpyridinium chloride, sucralose, green 3, yellow 10 (309-043)
Frequently Asked Questions
Gluten is not an ingredient in ACT® Dry Mouth Mouthwash. However, this product is not tested for the presence of gluten and is not certified as gluten-free.
ACT® fluoride products are designed to be “pH-neutral” to the pH of your mouth. ACT® Dry Mouth Mouthwash has a pH between 6.0 – 7.6.
No, do not use ACT® Dry Mouth Mouthwash after the expiration date. Please check the packaging for the expiration date.
The instructions on how often to use ACT® Dry Mouth Mouthwash vary based on the fluoride concentration in the product. Please refer to the directions on the drug facts label for information about dosing.
From the experts
Valoree Althoff, RDH, MHA
”As a dental hygienist, I recommend and use ACT® products because it remineralizes the enamel to reduce caries, is safe for all dental work, many flavor options, and an amazing dry mouth line that works!”
Travis Watson, DDS
“ACT® is my favorite product to recommend to my patients. It is easy to recommend because it is a product I use myself and I’ve seen it make a difference for my patients. It is an inexpensive product that can have an impact on oral health.”
Valoree Althoff, RDH, MHA
“My pediatric patients love ACT® because ACT® offers rinse and paste flavors that match to establish an oral care regimen at a young age!”
Kayla Gallegos, RDH, MSDH
“I recommend ACT® products to my patients of all ages because they provide a variety of gentle and effective OTC fluoride options for treatment and preventative use.”
How (and why) to use mouthwash
Learn why you should add a daily fluoride mouth rinse like ACT® to your routine to keep your teeth healthy and strong.
How to manage dry mouth
Understand the symptoms and triggers of dry mouth, and how to find relief with ACT® Dry Mouth rinse, gum, and lozenges.
All about fluoride
Find out how fluoride prevents cavities and keeps your teeth healthy and strong.
ACT® Dry Mouth Lozenges
Freshen your breath and soothe dry mouth with our tasty lozenges.